Vanguard CIO Defends ETFs, Calls for More Education
Vanguard CIO Gus Sauter said Monday that the ETF industry needs to do more to educate investors about its products. Sauter, who spoke at an ETF conference, also defended the products, which have been criticized in the past year or so.
What Fund Flows in 2011 Mean for Investors in 2012
A Lipper expert describes some important trends from last year and what they may signal for both advisors and investors this year.
Equity Funds Have Strong Q1’11, Lipper Data & Analysis Show
Equity funds posted their third consecutive quarter of plus-side returns, gaining 5.14% in the first quarter of 2011, reports Tom Roseen.
Equity Funds Have Strong Q1 in ’11
Equity mutual funds grew by $50 billion in the first three months of 2011, as fixed-income funds attracted more than $34 billion.
Funds Gain $6.5 Billion in Net Flows for Week
Lipper says domestic equity funds had inflows of $1.3 billion for week ending March 30.
ETFs Top Mutual Funds in Q4 Flows, Lipper Says
Equity fund flows into ETFs were close to $37 billion vs. $18 billion for mutual funds in the fourth quarter of 2010.